An 18-year-old charged with the murder of a man in Hamilton has been remanded in custody for psychiatric assessment.
The Waikato man was granted interim name suppression when he appeared in the Hamilton District Court today.
A 43-year-old man died at a property in Aileen Pl, Nawton, yesterday.
The accused, who appeared calm and relaxed in the dock, was arrested at a Cambridge property.
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His lawyer Mike McIvor successfully asked for interim name suppression.
Judge John Brandts-Giesen remanded the man in custody for psychiatric examination and without plea until next month in the High Court at Hamilton.